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Plan of a slave ship design, showing how slaves were stowed, manacled, into the hold. Photograph: Christopher Jones/Bristol Museum (Image Source: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/jul/12/british-history-slavery-buried-scale-revealed)

When Taking Offence is More Profitable than Facing the Truth.

Words changed, memorials removed, and uncomfortable histories wiped, towards an outcome of Systemic Racism.

“The past has a disconcerting habit of bursting, uninvited and unwelcome, into the present”

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https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/bristol-torn-apart-over-statue-of-edward-colston-but-is-this-a-figure-of-shame-or-a-necessary-9555333.html
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Banksy, “Wild, Wild, West” https://streetart360.net/2017/05/12/bristol-street-art-guide/

Most disturbing is how many of the people affected somehow seem to be convinced that destroying artefacts evidencing their own historical and ongoing mis-treatment is a good idea.

Brainwashing

Who is at fault?

Solarpunk

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